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'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment
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'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment

In the context of rape in particular, the trend of the accused seeking to prevent the media from covering trials presents a unique challenge for media reportage.

Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice
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Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice

Commentators, neutral observers, journalists and academics were struck from the very outset by the fact that the anti-CAA protests were ‘non-political’ in the sense that they were not organised or led by political parties

Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking
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Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking

As per the proposal, minimum punishment for dowry deaths will be 10 years, while maximum punishment for stalking will be 7 years (on subsequent conviction)

Coronavirus lockdown must catalyse widespread use of virtual hearings in Indian legal system
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Coronavirus lockdown must catalyse widespread use of virtual hearings in Indian legal system

Virtual hearings have shown that matters can be heard quickly and disposed of quickly. Further, the barrier created by urgency, has ensured that only cases that truly belong in court are being brought to the court

Maharashtra government asks CID to re-investigate abetment of suicide case against Republic TV's Arnab Goswami
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Maharashtra government asks CID to re-investigate abetment of suicide case against Republic TV's Arnab Goswami

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday ordered reinvestigation by the CID into the suicide of a 53-year-old interior designer and his mother, allegedly over non-payment of dues by TV journalist Arnab Goswami and two others.

Mumbai Police warns against coronavirus-related fake news on social media; here's what is prohibited under Section 144 and Section 188
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Mumbai Police warns against coronavirus-related fake news on social media; here's what is prohibited under Section 144 and Section 188

The order prohibits the spread of inflammatory statements that are discriminatory against a particular community.

Coronavirus lockdown set for extension, but lack of clarity about its legal definition needs redressal
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Coronavirus lockdown set for extension, but lack of clarity about its legal definition needs redressal

We are living in difficult times, with a life-threatening coronavirus bringing life to a standstill in a number of nations across the world. Some of the said nations, including India, have employed what is termed as a 'lockdown' to contain the spread of the virus

Assam Police fights coronavirus 'infodemic': 52 cases registered, 25 people arrested for spreading fake news, 110 sent for counselling
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Assam Police fights coronavirus 'infodemic': 52 cases registered, 25 people arrested for spreading fake news, 110 sent for counselling

Assam Police has launched a fight against fake news on coronavirus and the lockdown that has hit people's lives no less than the COVID-19 pandemic itself

Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir
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Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir

The Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Representation Of People Act, 1950, Census Act 1948 and Prevention Of Corruption Act, 1988, are among the laws which will be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir following Union Cabinet's decision to approve adaptation of central laws under concurrent list to the Union Territory.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Brajesh Thakur, 11 others sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi's Saket district court
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Brajesh Thakur, 11 others sentenced to life imprisonment by Delhi's Saket district court

CBI on 4 February sought life imprisonment for Thakur, saying 'rape is a crime of lust, power' and leniency should not be shown to convicts as victims in case were minors

Wardha lecturer set ablaze by stalker suffers 40% burns, remains 'critical but stable'; accused booked under IPC Sections 307, 326-A
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Wardha lecturer set ablaze by stalker suffers 40% burns, remains 'critical but stable'; accused booked under IPC Sections 307, 326-A

The accused has been booked under Indian Penal Code Sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 326-A (voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc) and sent in police custody till Friday

Delhi Police needs urgent steps to strenghten ties, regain faith of citizens; filling up vacancies key for quick probes, disposal of cases
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Delhi Police needs urgent steps to strenghten ties, regain faith of citizens; filling up vacancies key for quick probes, disposal of cases

The survey results show that of the total households surveyed in Delhi, 10 percent respondents witnessed crimes in the city, of which 57 percent did not report it to the police.

RS panel calls for making monitoring apps mandatory on all devices to contain child pornography, demands amendment of POCSO and IT Acts
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RS panel calls for making monitoring apps mandatory on all devices to contain child pornography, demands amendment of POCSO and IT Acts

The report was presented to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu by the panel chief and Congress parliamentarian Jairam Ramesh

Woman official prevented from collecting Economic Census data, manhandled in Rajasthan's Kota; one arrested for snatching officer's phone
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Woman official prevented from collecting Economic Census data, manhandled in Rajasthan's Kota; one arrested for snatching officer's phone

One person was arrested after some people allegedly obstructed a woman from collecting data for the Economic Census and manhandled her in Rajasthan's Kota district on Wednesday, police said

Om Prakash Gupta, personal assistant to ex-Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, charged for rape of minor under POSCO Act
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Om Prakash Gupta, personal assistant to ex-Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, charged for rape of minor under POSCO Act

Om Prakash Gupta was arrested in the early hours of Thursday based on a complaint lodged by the 16-year-old victim at women's police station

Delhi Police files FIR against JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh, 19 others for damaging server room, violence against staff; no mention of 'masked' attackers
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Delhi Police files FIR against JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh, 19 others for damaging server room, violence against staff; no mention of 'masked' attackers

In an FIR filed on Sunday, 20 JNU students, including JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh, were accused of indulging in physical violence and verbal abuse when the university staff and security tried to facilitate the registration process

PMC Bank scam: EOW submits 32000-page chargesheet; HDIL promoters Rakesh Wadhawan, son Sarang among five accused booked
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PMC Bank scam: EOW submits 32000-page chargesheet; HDIL promoters Rakesh Wadhawan, son Sarang among five accused booked

According to the RBI, PMC bank masked 44 problematic loan accounts, including HDIL loan accounts, by tampering with its core banking system, and the accounts were accessible only to limited staff members.

NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's residence in Guwahati; RTI activist to remain under police custody till later today
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NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's residence in Guwahati; RTI activist to remain under police custody till later today

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at the residence of RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested by the agency earlier this month, officials said